Features, analysis, and case studies on transportation management systems and technologies as well as software tools for planning, operations, and logistics.

MercuryGate rolls out new multimodal freight procurement offering

Posted 04/20 · 11:01 AM · LM Editorial
Earlier this month, cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS) providers MercuryGate International Inc. unveiled an advanced freight sourcing and procurement solution that enables shippers to manage RFP (requests for proposal) for multiple transportation modes in a single system.
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5 Transportation Management Mistakes that Cripple Profitablity and How to Correct Them

Posted 04/13 · 10:40 AM · LM Editorial
Historically, O&G companies’ soaring profits masked the poor state of logistics operations within their supply chains. But now, low oil prices, growing supply inventories and decreasing global demand have created a need to cut costs through better transportation management.

Moore on Pricing: Changing the ethics of the air cargo business

Posted 04/01 · 09:00 AM · LM Editorial
Over 300 air cargo shippers recently surveyed by the International Air Cargo Association (IATA) expressed continued reticence to use air cargo because of eight factors. According to the IATA, the persistent issues included the mode being too complex; having a lack of transparency; bad past experiences; a weak value proposition; poor customer service; carriers maintaining an old-fashion culture; no real-time information on tracking; and overall inefficient processes.
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Logistics Academy partners with InMotion Global

Posted 02/09 · 02:30 PM · MMH Editorial
Students to learn TMS software and receive a free freight brokerage software package at graduation.

State of TMS 2016: ROI is in the cloud

Posted 01/01 · 08:00 PM · LM Editorial
TMS users achieve an average freight savings of 7.5 percent thanks to increased usage of preferred carriers, better procurement negotiations, and use of lower-cost mode selections. Now the cloud is making it easier than ever for midsized businesses to reap the benefits.

Moore on Pricing: Making the leap to Uber trucking

Posted 01/01 · 09:00 AM · LM Editorial
Recently, Uber announced that they’re beginning to coordinate small package express deliveries by their independent cars in New York City—competing, of course, with global players like FedEx, UPS, and even the bicycle messenger services.

What I’m watching in 2016

Posted 12/28 · 09:48 AM · SCMR Editorial
If recent stories are any indication, transportation, sourcing, inventory management and supply chain resilience will dominate supply chain projects next year.

What I’m watching in 2016

Posted 12/28 · 09:46 AM · LM Editorial
If recent stories are any indication, transportation, sourcing, inventory management and supply chain resilience will dominate supply chain projects next year.

Supply chain: What I’m watching in 2016

Posted 12/28 · 09:31 AM · MMH Editorial
If recent stories are any indication, transportation, sourcing, inventory management and supply chain resilience will dominate supply chain projects next year.

Study identifies sustainability disconnect between consumers and executives

Posted 11/10 · 01:44 PM · MMH Editorial
Consumers ready to 5% more for online orders if delivered sustainably, 76% would wait an extra day for climate-friendly transport.

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